Some days it seems questionable, but the Minnesota weather will eventually get warm again. Spring is the perfect time to tackle home improvement projects with longer days and higher temperatures. Whether you’re planning a kitchen renovation, bathroom remodel, or doubling your home’s square footage with an addition, it’s important to have a plan to make the most of the season and ensure a smooth process.
Now is the time to make a list of the projects you want to tackle. This will help you prioritize and budget for the work that needs to be done. It’s also a good idea to research the cost of materials and labor for each project, so you might have a ballpark estimate of how much the work will cost.
Once you have a list and a budget, start planning! If you’re planning on hiring a contractor, like NCC Builders, call soon so you can schedule the work around their availability. If you’re planning on doing the work yourself, be realistic about your skills and available time. Some projects may require professional help, such as electrical or plumbing, so factor that into your plans.
Spring is also a great time to make energy-efficient upgrades to your home. For example, install a new programmable thermostat or upgrade your insulation. Not only will these upgrades save you money on your energy bill, but they can also increase the value of your home.
Finally, be sure to get any necessary permits and inspections. Many home improvement projects require permits and inspections, so check with your local building department or contractor to find out what’s required in your area.
Make the most of Spring by creating a plan, researching the costs, and scheduling the work. When you work with NCC Builders, you can make your home more comfortable and energy-efficient while adding value to your property. Let’s start the conversation today for an exciting Spring 2023!